U.S. Copyright Office New Rule Concerning Registration of Unpublished Works

As of March 2019, the United States Copyright Office has created a registration option for unpublished works, in which up to ten (10) unpublished works can be registered for a single fee. But to qualify to use this application, the following must apply: (1) all the works must be created by the same author or the same joint authors, (2) the author or joint authors must be named as the copyright claimant for each work, (3) the claim to copyright in each work must be the same, and (4) each work must be registered in the same administrative class. Previously, [...]

2019-10-26T00:42:21+00:00October 25th, 2019|

Top 3 Reasons Why Every Website Needs a Copyright Policy

Whether you just launched a website, or you’ve had one for years, there are a few important policies your website needs, including a copyright policy. Even if you operate a blog or a small business, you must ensure that your rights are protected from copyright infringement — when another party reproduces, distributes, performs, publicly displays, or makes into a derivative work, your original content without your permission. Learn the top reasons why every website needs a copyright policy. 1. Put the world on notice of your rights. Copyrights are a form of intellectual property protection that apply to any original [...]

2020-04-28T16:40:28+00:00October 15th, 2019|